|Title||Director of Operations and Preservation, Marfa|
Judd Foundation’s mission is to maintain and preserve Donald Judd’s permanently installed living and working spaces, libraries, and archives in Marfa, Texas and New York. The Foundation promotes a wider understanding of Judd’s artistic legacy by providing access to these spaces and resources and by developing scholarly and educational programs. The Foundation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.
In Marfa, the Foundation maintains a campus of twenty-one historic buildings and ranch houses, with over 40,000 square feet of permanently installed spaces. The spaces house an extensive collection of art objects, works on paper, paintings, design and ethnographic artifacts installed by Judd.
The Foundation is accepting applications for the position of Director of Operations and Preservation, Marfa. This position is located in Marfa, Texas.
This new senior staff position will be responsible for the preservation and maintenance of the Marfa sites and the collections they house. Overseeing and working closely with the Foundation’s Facilities Manager, Registrar, and Collections team. The position will manage the day-to-day operations of the sites, facilities and collection activities, and develop long-term preservation and maintenance strategies. The position will supervise the Foundation’s major restoration and capital projects. These projects include the comprehensive restoration of key buildings, the development of a new research and collections facility, and increased program spaces.
The Director of Operations and Preservation, Marfa will report to the Chief Operating Officer and be directed by the President and Artistic Director of the Foundation. Primary responsibilities include:
Preservation and Maintenance:
Restoration and Capital Projects:
Budget and Administration:
Foundation Programs and Research:
The ideal candidate for this position will bring experience, organization, commitment, and initiative, along with knowledge and a track record of managing the operations of historic sites / cultural resources; will be skilled in the management, planning, and execution of complex activities, leading teams and working collaboratively with colleagues and consultants.
Employment / Salary:
• Judd Foundation is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, disability status, familial status, or any other category protected under applicable federal, state or local law. We strongly encourage individuals of all backgrounds to apply.
Procedure for Application:
To Apply: Please send cover letter and resume to Judd Foundation Human Resources at firstname.lastname@example.org with Director of Operations and Preservation as the subject line. No phone calls, please. Due to the number of submissions, only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.